U.S.News & World Report today announced the appointment of Kimberly Palmer as an associate editor for the magazine’s “Money and Business” section and USNews.com’s Money. Starting January 29, Palmer will report to Tim Smart, assistant managing editor, “Money & Business,” U.S. News & World Report.
Palmer, who will cover general business news, management, corporate profiles and personal finance, is the fourth addition to the U.S. News staff since New Year’s Day. Earlier this month, U.S. News announced three new hires in its growing Web site division: Matthew Belvedere as director of video and audio production; Jay Keller as news editor, USNews.com; and Chris Wilson as associate editor, USNews.com.
Palmer comes to U.S. News from Government Executive magazine where she has covered business and government contracting, white collar crime, and “Buy American” policies since 2004. Prior to Government Executive, Palmer wrote for The Wall Street Journal and RedEye, an edition of the Chicago Tribune. Palmer holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and a master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago.